“I believe in the power of music and the strength of the human spirit. I am a Wisconsin-based folk singer, storyteller and educator. For over forty years I have traveled around Wisconsin and the Upper-Midwest – and beyond – sharing music, stories and life.” ~ Skip
About Skip Jones
Skip Jones, a career US Navy Veteran has a special connection with veterans and their unique issues. He combines his diverse song repertoire with engaging stories from a lifetime of performing, teaching, and world travel.
His sources of inspiration and material range from the late folk legend, U. Utah Pillips (his primary mentor), advocates for social justice, and environmental activists. With 23 grandchildren and
7 great-grands, he is a natural with audiences of all ages.
Accompanied by guitar, banjo, and Native American flute, he has entertained and educated at thousands of libraries, schools, festivals, nursing homes, and community events across the country.
He is experienced in performing for people with special needs, and his warmth and affection for all audiences is evident in his voice and interaction with listeners.
Click on the links at the top of the page to find out where he’ll be performing, listen to song clips and watch some of his performances.